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Prospect For Innovation Or Dust From The Litterbox? The Public Sifts Through Product Sandbox
A catastrophic end to consumer protection to some, and a long overdue attempt to reconcile law with technology to others, former CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney's parting gift stirred up the financial services industry.
United States
18 Mar 2019
How Appealing: OCC Ombudsman Shuts Down Appeal Of Fair Lending Referral
Possibly hinting toward a revival of fair lending enforcement following a recent lull.
United States
16 Jan 2019
Bureau Proposes Improvements To Its No-Action Letter Process And A New Product Sandbox
Innovative companies face stiff challenges when trying to comply with moribund US consumer protection rules that have not kept pace with technological advancements in the financial services industry.
United States
4 Jan 2019
Consumer Groups Sue Connecticut Bank For Allegedly Redlining
Federal redlining enforcement has waned in recent years, but redlining risk has not disappeared. On October 4, two consumer advocacy groups ...
United States
17 Oct 2018
Enforcement Of Controversial Connecticut Law Targeting Motor Vehicle Sales Finance Companies On Hold For Now
To the relief of motor vehicle sales finance companies active in Connecticut, Connecticut Banking Commissioner Jorge L. Perez ...
United States
17 Oct 2018
Key Takeaways From The Fed's July 2018 Consumer Compliance Supervision Bulletin
On July 26, 2018, the Federal Reserve Board ("FRB") announced the launch of a new publication called the Consumer Compliance Supervision Bulletin.
United States
7 Aug 2018
The Uncertain Future Of Fair Lending Enforcement At Mick Mulvaney's CFPB
Since the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's inception in 2011, the Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity has been a powerful force within the agency.
United States
5 Feb 2018
CFPB Issues Two HMDA-Related Items
Yesterday, the CFPB issued two HMDA-related items – a final rule amending federal Regulation B's information collection provisions and a proposed policy document addressing which HMDA data fields...
United States
25 Sep 2017
CFPB Issues No-Action Letter To Alternative Credit Lending Platform
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") has issued its first No-Action Letter ("No-Action Letter" or "Letter") in response to a request from Upstart Network, Inc. ("Upstart").
United States
19 Sep 2017
Redlining Revelations: DOJ Lawsuit Alleges Discriminatory Practices By Bank
The DOJ is seeking damages for aggrieved persons, civil money penalties, and injunctive relief.
United States
19 Jan 2017
CFPB Publishes Updated Small Entity Compliance Guide For Mortgage Servicing Rules
The existing guide is still relevant for compliance before the new amendments take effect.
United States
5 Dec 2016
Mystery Shopping Revelations: CFPB, DOJ, Bring Action Against Regional Bank For Discriminatory Lending Practices Confirmed By Testers*
On June 29, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) jointly filed a complaint against a regional bank alleging that the bank discriminated...
United States
11 Jul 2016
A Spur Or A Burr? CFPB Issues New Exam Procedures And Supervisory Highlights On Mortgage Servicing
For those who thought that the CFPB may be getting bored with US mortgage loan servicing as it turns its attention to arbitration clauses, payday lending and other non-mortgage consumer credit issues, no such luck.
United States
30 Jun 2016
The CFPB Issues Its 2015 Fair Lending Report
On April 29, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued its fourth Fair Lending Report, which reviews the activities of the Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity for the 2015 calendar year.
United States
4 May 2016
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